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SCOTUS DACA Preview, Norman Lear shares his story as a Veteran, Woolsey ecological recovery




LAS VEGAS, NV - SEPTEMBER 10:  Immigrants and supporters march on the Las Vegas Strip during a
LAS VEGAS, NV - SEPTEMBER 10: Immigrants and supporters march on the Las Vegas Strip during a "We Rise for the Dream" rally to oppose U.S. President Donald Trump's order to end DACA on September 10, 2017 in Las Vegas, Nevada. The Obama-era Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program protects young immigrants who grew up in the U.S. after arriving with their undocumented parents from deportation to a foreign country. Trump's executive order removes protection for about 800,000 current "dreamers," about 13,000 of whom live in Nevada. Congress has the option to replace the policy with legislation before DACA expires on March 5, 2018. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)
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SCOTUS DACA Preview

Tuesday, the Supreme Court is set to hear arguments for the Obama-era program known as DACA, or Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals. The program protects about 700,000 young undocumented individuals who arrived in the U.S as children from deportation. The case before the Supreme Court will decide whether the Trump Administration can legally put an end to the program.

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DACA Lawsuit

One of the people the Supreme Court will hear from is Southern California resident and DACA beneficiary Norma Ramirez. Reporter Deepa Fernandes has spent time with Norma. She told Deepa her story. This story originally aired on PRI’s The World.

Veterans Day: Norman Lear

Television and film producer Norman Lear is a World War Two veteran , serving as an air force gunner, and has spent countless hours and resources on issues of democracy, including getting people to vote. For veterans day, he speaks with KPCC's John Rabe. 

Woolsey Day Laborer

On the one-year anniversary of the Woolsey fire, we meet up again with a day laborer who couldn't get to work in Malibu during the fire. How's he doing one year later?

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Woolsey Plant Restoration

The Woolsey Fire burned 83 percent of national parkland in the Santa Monica Mountains. A Martinez goes out to the site of the Woolsey Fire one year after it ignited to see how the land and wildlife are recovering.

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Military Families

The new PBS doc “Military Family Documentary: While Time Stands Still”  tells the story of three military wives during the Iraq War. It is directed by filmmaker Elena Miliaresis, who is also the spouse of an Iraq War Veteran.  For veterans day, she speaks with with A Martinez.